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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount / Law) #633007

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 02, 2000
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The latest developments in the legal battle for the White House between Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush introduced.

(Tallahassee: Kelly O'Donnell) The court battle in Florida over what ballots to count reviewed; scenes shown from Judge North Sanders Sauls' courtroom. [Gore campaign attorney David BOIES, Bush campaign attorney Barry RICHARD - outline their cases.] [Gore witness Kimball BRACE - cites problems with the votomatic machine.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee: Dan Abrams) The legal cases in Florida reviewed; details given about absentee ballots in Seminole and Martin counties.

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Austin: Campbell Brown) Bush's meeting with Republican Congressional leaders to discuss the transition process featured. [BUSH - calls for rising about partisanship.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Washington: Chip Reid) Gore's discreet work on a transition team reviewed; scenes shown of Gore and family at a coffee establishment.

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Miami: Kerry Sanders) Complaints in Florida from people unable to vote reviewed; map shown. [Registered voter Donisse DESOUZA - says she was deprived of the right to vote.] [Dade County NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Victor CURRY - says the problems were in mostly black precincts.] [Miami-Dade elections office Gisela SALAS - downplays the problems.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Coverage of the presidential battle on Meet the Press noted.

Abrams, Dan;
Brown, Campbell;
O'Donnell, Kelly;
Reid, Chip;
Sanders, Kerry;
Seigenthaler, John

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